Tag: ocean

Invasive algae clean up honors Isabella Abbott

Invasive algae clean up honors Isabella Abbott

June 24, 2016  |  Comments
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UH and community Volunteers remove alien algae from the Waikīkī reef.

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Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

June 23, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa coral research highlights bacteria’s role in coral reef health and recovery.

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Explore world’s deepest ocean trench with live feed from expedition

Explore world’s deepest ocean trench with live feed from expedition

June 16, 2016  |  Comments
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Virtual explorers can join the Okeanos Explorer as it explores the deepest oceanic trench on the planet, the Marianas Trench.

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UH playing important role in NASA coral study

UH playing important role in NASA coral study

June 14, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology works with NASA to survey environmental changes to coral reefs.

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Organism responsible for paralytic shellfish poisoning could affect fisheries

Organism responsible for paralytic shellfish poisoning could affect fisheries

May 31, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa research shows toxic plankton ingestion may impact fisheries’ food chains.

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Fishing networks study may save sharks

Fishing networks study may save sharks

May 23, 2016  |  Comments
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Tuna fishers who network with their competition may be able to stop thousands of sharks a year from being accidentally captured and killed in the Pacific Ocean.

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Shark study helps explain higher incidence of encounters off Maui

Shark study helps explain higher incidence of encounters off Maui

May 19, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The research suggests awareness is best way to avoid shark bites.

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Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

April 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers identified key and novel components of the molecular “toolkit” that allow corals to build their skeletons and described when these components are used.

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New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

April 13, 2016  |  Comments
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Using µCT (micro-computed tomography) scans, UH Mānoa’s Nyssa Silbiger and colleagues were able to calculate detailed bioerosion rates on coral reefs.

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Piggybacking viruses

Piggybacking viruses

April 6, 2016  |  Comments
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In the microscopic life that thrives around coral reefs researchers have discovered an interplay between viruses and microbes that defies conventional wisdom.

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